Les Deux Alpes

Les Deux Alps

Les Deux Alpes (also Les 2 Alpes or Les 2 Alpes 3600) is a ski resort in the French Isère département. The village sits at 1,650 m and lifts run to 3,600 m. It has the largest skiable glacier in Europe and is France's second oldest ski resort behind Chamonix, where the largest mountain in western Europe is located,Mont Blanc.

The " 2 Alps" in the name do not refer to the two facing mountain-sides that comprise the resort, but rather to two adjacent areas of the original mountain pasture on the north-south plateau on which the resort was built. These pasture areas are part of the two villages of Mont-de-Lans and Vénosc that lie in the deep valleys, respectively, to the north and south.
Access to the resort is by road from the north - no road connects the resort to Vénosc down the steep slope to the south, but a gondola connects the two, and there is a footpath passable in summer.

Les Deux Alpes offers approximately 220 km of pisted runs and 2,300 m of vertical drop. In terms of pistes the resort has been termed "upside-down", as the lower slopes down to the resort are steeper and more challenging than the higher ski areas, including the wide and forgiving glacier runs. Less advanced skiers either take a gondola down to the resort or follow a lengthy, gentle but narrow, track on the path of the access road. A wide area at the very bottom by the town is given over to nursery slopes. In total there are 100 marked runs spread across the resort however, in addition, it is said to have as much off piste as groomed piste.
Les Deux Alpes also boasts one of the most extensive and revered snowparks in Europe, with a halfpipe, multiple kickers, two boardercross courses and many grinding rails. The snowpark is re-modelled with new features added each season.

In summer, Les Deux Alpes becomes a popular venue for downhill and freeride mountain biking, with access to the glacier via the Jandri Express gondola lift. This opens up a vertical mile of trails down to the resort and an even bigger drop to the Barrage du Chambon. Les Deux Alpes has featured in several Tour De France stages and is associated with a Marco Pantani memorial event annually. Les Deux Alpes also has the largest skiable glacier in Europe. Summer skiing in Les Deux Alpes takes place between 2,800 m and 3,600 m on the Girose and Mont de Lans glaciers above the resort. The summer ski area is open between June and September. 110 ha of ski area is there for ski enthusiasts. Les Deux Alpes is one of the few remaining resorts where you can ski in the summer.

The most convenient way is to get private transfers from Grenoble to Les Deux Alpes, transfers from Lyon to Les Deux Alpes, transfers from Chambery to Les Deux Alpes, or transfers from Geneva to Les Deux Alpes.

We offer transfers from Geneva, Lyon, Chambery and Grenoble to Les Deux Alpes.